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Pride Alliance gets their Gatsby on

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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COD’s Pride Alliance promotes awareness, and educates on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and straight issues with regard to diversity of sexual orientation. They have held dances for the LGBTQ community in the past and are holding their second annual drag show April 11. This year, the theme is 1920s with a more modern twist. […]

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Mario Tricoci: from barbershop apprentice to free spirit entrepreneur

By   /  January 24, 2014  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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The Business & Technology Division, Center for Entrepreneurship, Continuing Education and Busi- ness Solutions at College of DuPage sponsored a visit from globally recognized salon owner Mario Tricoci, on Tuesday. Tricoci shared the details of his journey to success and how he was able to build his brand to what it is today. The Italian […]

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Guess Who’s Back: We show you what $59 MILLION looks like

By   /  January 24, 2014  /  Features, News, On The Cover, Special Extras  /  Comments Off

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A kind of new-car smell wafted through the standing-room only MAC theater for President Breuder’s spring semester opening remarks, the first of which was “I hope Santa was good to you!” For presently enrolled students and faculty, it would seem Santa has been overly generous this year as we return to the opening of three […]

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Publishing Peers

By   /  December 12, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor For over twenty years, COD’s artists, poets, and storytellers have been expressing their creative passions through the college’s liberal arts magazine, Prairie Light Review. The winter 2013 publication will be distributed today at the PLR Magazine launch party 6-8 PM in SSC 1200.   Storyteller brings talent to PLR  “I […]

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Holiday Special!

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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    The holiday season is filled with shopping, food, family, parties, and celebration. For those that have lost someone close to them, a dark place of grief lurks under all of these festivities as a reminder of the hole that sits where this missing person used to. While the holidays are a time to […]

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Meatless Mondays? More like meatless every day

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor Imagine never eating another piece of pizza with friends, never having another hot dog at a baseball game, and never touching a piece of turkey on Thanksgiving. It might be difficult to imagine for many people, but to vegans and vegetarians, the decision is entirely worthwhile. Co-president of Students for […]

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Events: 11/20/13

By   /  November 21, 2013  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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Check out upcoming events this holiday season!

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Please pass the salt: Networking & Etiquette dinner

By   /  November 21, 2013  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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Caroline Koch // Scene Editor  You’re out to dinner with your boss and a VIP client. You sit down to your place setting at a world-class restaurant and feel the red-hot trepidation start to spread across your face: I have no idea what the proper protocol for this meal is, and soon the authority you’re sitting […]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: VALENCIA PANCZYK AND LAYERS OF LOVE

By   /  November 21, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor  Student Ambassador, Honors student, soccer player, saxophone tutor, Forever 21 sales associate – you can say 19 year-old Taylor Panczyk, better known as Valencia to family and friends, has a lot on her plate. Most of us might say we’d be going crazy by this point, but Panczyk even makes […]

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Every student can make an impact

By   /  November 14, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

At the Domestic Violence Awareness Fair Oct. 30, Human Services designed t-shirts to support the event.

  Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor Over 100 students at the college dedicate their time to participate in and organize service events to support those in need in our communities, through the Human Services Network Club. The group is passionate about helping people while also connecting them with service organizations, industry resources and other personal […]

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